Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

2009
  2009 2007-2009
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 1,293 100.0 1,114 100.0 118 100.0 3,808 100.0 3,235 100.0 344 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
15-19 138 10.7 110 9.9 21 17.8 346 9.1 272 8.4 53 15.4
20-24 332 25.7 281 25.2 40 33.9 1,070 28.1 897 27.7 121 35.2
25-29 397 30.7 355 31.9 30 25.4 1,186 31.2 1,031 31.9 89 25.9
30-34 263 20.3 231 20.7 16 13.6 772 20.3 668 20.7 50 14.5
35-39 135 10.4 111 10.0 10 8.5 345 9.1 285 8.8 29 8.4
40-44 22 1.7 21 1.9 1 0.8 78 2.0 73 2.3 2 0.6
45+ 5 0.4 5 0.4 0 0.0 9 0.2 8 0.2 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 18 1.4 15 1.4 2 1.7 59 1.6 49 1.5 6 1.8
Reported Smoking 196 15.3 162 14.6 27 22.9 543 14.4 431 13.4 87 25.6
Unwed 374 29.0 297 26.7 60 50.8 1,088 28.6 847 26.2 175 51.2
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 176 14.0 144 13.1 29 25.0 490 13.1 380 11.9 88 26.0
12 Years 461 36.6 384 35.0 59 50.9 1,462 39.2 1,217 38.1 168 49.6
12+ Years 623 49.4 568 51.8 28 24.1 1,777 47.7 1,600 50.0 83 24.5
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 1,120 86.6 950 85.3 113 95.8 3,294 86.5 2,744 84.8 333 96.8
Birthing Center 112 8.7 107 9.6 3 2.5 312 8.2 300 9.3 4 1.2
Home Birth 39 3.0 37 3.3 1 0.8 121 3.2 116 3.6 3 0.9
Other Facility 20 1.5 18 1.6 1 0.8 61 1.6 58 1.8 2 0.6
Outside Alaska 2 0.2 2 0.2 0 0.0 20 0.5 17 0.5 2 0.6
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 893 70.9 757 69.8 96 81.4 2,706 72.8 2,272 72.1 273 80.3
Vaginal after C-Section 15 1.2 9 0.8 5 4.2 58 1.6 42 1.3 14 4.1
Primary C-Section 240 19.1 214 19.7 14 11.9 651 17.5 565 17.9 37 10.9
Repeat C-Section 111 8.8 104 9.6 3 2.5 302 8.1 274 8.7 16 4.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 936 78.2 819 79.1 77 71.3 2,882 80.0 2,466 80.3 244 75.8
3rd Trimester 36 3.0 31 3.0 5 4.6 138 3.8 116 3.8 15 4.7
No Prenatal Care 7 0.7 5 0.5 1 1.0 21 0.6 14 0.5 5 1.6
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 333 31.5 304 33.3 19 19.2 1,071 32.3 960 34.1 52 17.0
Adequate 444 42.0 384 42.0 42 42.4 1,366 41.2 1,174 41.6 121 39.7
Intermediate 140 13.2 112 12.3 21 21.2 430 13.0 326 11.6 72 23.6
Inadequate 141 13.3 114 12.5 17 17.2 449 13.5 359 12.7 60 19.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 130 10.1 109 9.8 14 11.9 380 10.0 319 9.9 33 9.6
Low Birthweight Birth 75 5.8 68 6.1 4 3.4 232 6.1 195 6.0 18 5.3
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

2008
  2008 2006-2008
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 1,240 100.0 1,061 100.0 102 100.0 3,774 100.0 3,179 100.0 337 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
15-19 110 8.9 85 8.0 14 13.7 309 8.2 245 7.7 41 12.2
20-24 358 28.9 308 29.1 35 34.3 1,091 28.9 911 28.7 116 34.4
25-29 381 30.8 327 30.8 31 30.4 1,158 30.7 987 31.1 88 26.1
30-34 259 20.9 225 21.2 14 13.7 758 20.1 642 20.2 57 16.9
35-39 105 8.5 90 8.5 8 7.8 359 9.5 305 9.6 30 8.9
40-44 25 2.0 24 2.3 0 0.0 90 2.4 82 2.6 5 1.5
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 8 0.2 6 0.2 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 20 1.6 19 1.8 1 1.0 63 1.7 54 1.7 5 1.5
Reported Smoking 162 13.2 122 11.6 31 30.7 526 14.1 416 13.2 85 25.5
Unwed 349 28.2 275 26.0 49 48.5 1,073 28.5 840 26.5 162 48.4
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 147 12.1 112 10.7 27 27.3 450 12.2 348 11.1 78 23.4
12 Years 486 40.1 412 39.4 45 45.5 1,540 41.6 1,271 40.4 171 51.2
12+ Years 580 47.8 523 50.0 27 27.3 1,711 46.2 1,526 48.5 85 25.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 1,053 84.9 883 83.2 98 96.1 3,286 87.1 2,714 85.4 329 97.6
Birthing Center 114 9.2 109 10.3 0 0.0 292 7.7 280 8.8 3 0.9
Home Birth 42 3.4 40 3.8 2 2.0 123 3.3 118 3.7 2 0.6
Other Facility 22 1.8 21 2.0 1 1.0 48 1.3 46 1.4 1 0.3
Outside Alaska 9 0.7 8 0.8 1 1.0 25 0.7 21 0.7 2 0.6
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 910 75.0 781 75.2 77 77.8 2,732 74.2 2,277 73.6 263 79.0
Vaginal after C-Section 20 1.6 15 1.4 4 4.0 65 1.8 45 1.5 16 4.8
Primary C-Section 197 16.2 165 15.9 13 13.1 606 16.5 522 16.9 36 10.8
Repeat C-Section 86 7.1 77 7.4 5 5.1 280 7.6 251 8.1 18 5.4
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 960 82.1 824 82.2 75 78.1 2,923 80.6 2,470 80.6 254 78.4
3rd Trimester 44 3.8 39 3.9 2 2.1 173 4.8 148 4.8 15 4.6
No Prenatal Care 10 0.9 7 0.8 3 3.2 18 0.5 12 0.4 4 1.3
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 346 31.9 309 33.3 17 18.1 1,113 32.4 982 33.9 49 15.5
Adequate 448 41.3 386 41.6 37 39.4 1,381 40.2 1,183 40.8 120 38.0
Intermediate 146 13.4 111 12.0 23 24.5 455 13.2 336 11.6 83 26.3
Inadequate 146 13.4 122 13.1 17 18.1 490 14.2 396 13.7 64 20.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 109 8.8 91 8.6 10 9.9 394 10.5 327 10.3 32 9.5
Low Birthweight Birth 61 4.9 50 4.7 5 5.0 237 6.3 197 6.2 17 5.1
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

2007
  2007 2005-2007
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 1,275 100.0 1,060 100.0 124 100.0 3,659 100.0 3,083 100.0 333 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0
15-19 98 7.7 77 7.3 18 14.5 290 7.9 231 7.5 40 12.0
20-24 380 29.8 308 29.1 46 37.1 1,070 29.2 897 29.1 115 34.5
25-29 408 32.0 349 32.9 28 22.6 1,118 30.6 964 31.3 79 23.7
30-34 250 19.6 212 20.0 20 16.1 698 19.1 589 19.1 57 17.1
35-39 105 8.2 84 7.9 11 8.9 369 10.1 304 9.9 35 10.5
40-44 31 2.4 28 2.6 1 0.8 104 2.8 90 2.9 7 2.1
45+ 3 0.2 2 0.2 0 0.0 9 0.2 7 0.2 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 21 1.7 15 1.4 3 2.5 55 1.5 46 1.5 5 1.5
Reported Smoking 185 14.8 147 14.0 29 24.0 529 14.6 432 14.1 74 22.5
Unwed 365 28.7 275 26.0 66 53.7 1,045 28.6 827 26.9 152 45.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 167 13.3 124 11.8 32 25.8 449 12.5 355 11.7 71 21.5
12 Years 515 41.0 421 39.9 64 51.6 1,519 42.3 1,248 41.0 172 52.0
12+ Years 574 45.7 509 48.3 28 22.6 1,620 45.2 1,441 47.3 88 26.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 1,121 87.9 911 85.9 122 98.4 3,217 87.9 2,664 86.4 321 96.4
Birthing Center 86 6.7 84 7.9 1 0.8 265 7.2 253 8.2 8 2.4
Home Birth 40 3.1 39 3.7 0 0.0 121 3.3 116 3.8 1 0.3
Other Facility 19 1.5 19 1.8 0 0.0 33 0.9 31 1.0 1 0.3
Outside Alaska 9 0.7 7 0.7 1 0.8 23 0.6 19 0.6 2 0.6
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 903 72.5 734 71.2 100 81.3 2,650 74.2 2,202 73.3 268 81.2
Vaginal after C-Section 23 1.8 18 1.7 5 4.1 67 1.9 49 1.6 15 4.5
Primary C-Section 214 17.2 186 18.0 10 8.1 584 16.3 513 17.1 30 9.1
Repeat C-Section 105 8.4 93 9.0 8 6.5 271 7.6 241 8.0 17 5.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 986 79.8 823 79.8 92 78.0 2,880 80.7 2,436 80.8 262 80.6
3rd Trimester 58 4.7 46 4.5 8 6.8 171 4.8 145 4.8 15 4.6
No Prenatal Care 4 0.3 2 0.2 1 0.9 10 0.3 6 0.2 2 0.6
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 392 33.4 347 35.5 16 14.3 1,135 33.3 998 34.7 54 17.0
Adequate 474 40.4 404 41.4 42 37.5 1,379 40.5 1,178 41.0 125 39.4
Intermediate 144 12.3 103 10.5 28 25.0 433 12.7 321 11.2 82 25.9
Inadequate 162 13.8 123 12.6 26 23.2 461 13.5 375 13.1 56 17.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 141 11.1 119 11.2 9 7.3 405 11.1 344 11.2 29 8.7
Low Birthweight Birth 96 7.6 77 7.3 9 7.4 246 6.8 210 6.8 14 4.2
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

2006
  2006 2004-2006
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 1,259 100.0 1,058 100.0 111 100.0 3,388 100.0 2,905 100.0 301 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0
15-19 101 8.0 83 7.8 9 8.1 293 8.7 238 8.2 35 11.7
20-24 353 28.0 295 27.9 35 31.5 993 29.3 843 29.0 109 36.3
25-29 369 29.3 311 29.4 29 26.1 975 28.8 856 29.5 67 22.3
30-34 249 19.8 205 19.4 23 20.7 653 19.3 564 19.4 50 16.7
35-39 149 11.8 131 12.4 11 9.9 360 10.6 304 10.5 33 11.0
40-44 34 2.7 30 2.8 4 3.6 103 3.0 91 3.1 6 2.0
45+ 4 0.3 3 0.3 0 0.0 9 0.3 8 0.3 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 22 1.8 20 1.9 1 0.9 47 1.4 41 1.4 5 1.7
Reported Smoking 179 14.4 147 14.0 25 22.5 512 15.3 427 14.8 71 23.7
Unwed 359 28.6 290 27.4 47 42.3 970 28.7 785 27.0 133 44.3
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 136 11.0 112 10.7 19 17.1 406 12.4 331 11.7 58 19.6
12 Years 539 43.8 438 42.0 62 55.9 1,407 43.0 1,173 41.6 155 52.4
12+ Years 557 45.2 494 47.3 30 27.0 1,460 44.6 1,314 46.6 83 28.0
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 1,112 88.3 920 87.0 109 98.2 2,987 88.2 2,524 86.9 290 96.3
Birthing Center 92 7.3 87 8.2 2 1.8 262 7.7 250 8.6 8 2.7
Home Birth 41 3.3 39 3.7 0 0.0 109 3.2 105 3.6 1 0.3
Other Facility 7 0.6 6 0.6 0 0.0 14 0.4 12 0.4 1 0.3
Outside Alaska 7 0.6 6 0.6 0 0.0 16 0.5 14 0.5 1 0.3
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 919 75.0 762 74.3 86 77.5 2,494 75.1 2,119 74.4 241 80.6
Vaginal after C-Section 22 1.8 12 1.2 7 6.3 66 2.0 48 1.7 13 4.3
Primary C-Section 195 15.9 171 16.7 13 11.7 514 15.5 458 16.1 31 10.4
Repeat C-Section 89 7.3 81 7.9 5 4.5 249 7.5 224 7.9 14 4.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 977 79.9 823 79.7 87 79.1 2,688 81.3 2,324 81.8 236 78.9
3rd Trimester 71 5.8 63 6.1 5 4.5 154 4.7 131 4.6 12 4.0
No Prenatal Care 4 0.3 3 0.3 0 0.0 9 0.3 6 0.2 1 0.3
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 375 31.8 326 32.9 16 14.5 1,060 33.5 954 35.2 48 16.3
Adequate 459 38.9 393 39.6 41 37.3 1,283 40.5 1,115 41.1 112 38.1
Intermediate 165 14.0 122 12.3 32 29.1 400 12.6 297 11.0 80 27.2
Inadequate 182 15.4 151 15.2 21 19.1 423 13.4 345 12.7 54 18.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 144 11.5 117 11.1 13 11.7 371 11.0 321 11.1 29 9.6
Low Birthweight Birth 80 6.4 70 6.7 3 2.7 218 6.5 194 6.7 10 3.3
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

2005
  2005 2003-2005
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 1,125 100.0 965 100.0 98 100.0 3,034 100.0 2,644 100.0 262 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 5 0.2 4 0.2 1 0.4
15-19 91 8.1 71 7.4 13 13.3 292 9.6 242 9.2 35 13.4
20-24 337 30.0 294 30.5 34 34.7 865 28.5 741 28.0 99 37.9
25-29 341 30.3 304 31.5 22 22.4 870 28.7 787 29.8 55 21.1
30-34 199 17.7 172 17.8 14 14.3 584 19.3 513 19.4 41 15.7
35-39 115 10.2 89 9.2 13 13.3 307 10.1 258 9.8 28 10.7
40-44 39 3.5 32 3.3 2 2.0 103 3.4 93 3.5 2 0.8
45+ 2 0.2 2 0.2 0 0.0 6 0.2 6 0.2 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 12 1.1 11 1.2 1 1.0 39 1.3 32 1.2 6 2.3
Reported Smoking 165 14.8 138 14.4 20 20.6 471 15.7 397 15.1 65 24.9
Unwed 321 28.6 262 27.2 39 40.2 875 28.9 720 27.2 117 44.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 146 13.3 119 12.6 20 20.8 406 14.0 334 13.1 57 22.4
12 Years 465 42.3 389 41.1 46 47.9 1,221 42.0 1,038 40.8 132 51.8
12+ Years 489 44.5 438 46.3 30 31.3 1,279 44.0 1,170 46.0 66 25.9
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 984 87.5 833 86.3 90 91.8 2,674 88.1 2,303 87.1 251 95.8
Birthing Center 87 7.7 82 8.5 5 5.1 238 7.8 230 8.7 6 2.3
Home Birth 40 3.6 38 3.9 1 1.0 101 3.3 93 3.5 3 1.1
Other Facility 7 0.6 6 0.6 1 1.0 7 0.2 6 0.2 1 0.4
Outside Alaska 7 0.6 6 0.6 1 1.0 14 0.5 12 0.5 1 0.4
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 828 75.1 706 74.5 82 85.4 2,255 75.3 1,955 74.8 216 83.1
Vaginal after C-Section 22 2.0 19 2.0 3 3.1 54 1.8 44 1.7 8 3.1
Primary C-Section 175 15.9 156 16.5 7 7.3 452 15.1 405 15.5 25 9.6
Repeat C-Section 77 7.0 67 7.1 4 4.2 233 7.8 210 8.0 11 4.2
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 917 82.8 790 83.2 83 85.6 2,388 80.7 2,096 81.2 206 78.9
3rd Trimester 42 3.8 36 3.8 2 2.1 141 4.8 121 4.7 10 3.8
No Prenatal Care 2 0.2 1 0.1 1 1.1 8 0.3 6 0.2 1 0.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 368 34.9 325 36.0 22 23.2 952 33.7 869 35.4 48 18.8
Adequate 446 42.3 381 42.2 42 44.2 1,176 41.7 1,033 42.1 98 38.4
Intermediate 124 11.8 96 10.6 22 23.2 318 11.3 243 9.9 62 24.3
Inadequate 117 11.1 101 11.2 9 9.5 376 13.3 309 12.6 47 18.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 120 10.7 108 11.2 7 7.1 313 10.3 280 10.6 22 8.4
Low Birthweight Birth 70 6.2 63 6.5 2 2.0 182 6.0 164 6.2 11 4.2
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

2004
  2004 2002-2004
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 1,004 100.0 882 100.0 92 100.0 2,742 100.0 2,427 100.0 224 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 0.3 6 0.2 1 0.4
15-19 101 10.1 84 9.5 13 14.3 283 10.3 243 10.0 30 13.5
20-24 303 30.2 254 28.8 40 44.0 756 27.6 649 26.8 82 36.8
25-29 265 26.4 241 27.3 16 17.6 760 27.8 693 28.6 50 22.4
30-34 205 20.4 187 21.2 13 14.3 558 20.4 495 20.4 40 17.9
35-39 96 9.6 84 9.5 9 9.9 281 10.3 250 10.3 20 9.0
40-44 30 3.0 29 3.3 0 0.0 88 3.2 84 3.5 0 0.0
45+ 3 0.3 3 0.3 0 0.0 5 0.2 5 0.2 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 13 1.3 10 1.1 3 3.3 38 1.4 29 1.2 7 3.1
Reported Smoking 168 16.9 142 16.2 26 28.3 470 17.3 405 16.8 62 27.7
Unwed 290 28.9 233 26.4 47 51.1 786 28.7 659 27.2 101 45.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 124 13.2 100 12.1 19 21.3 345 13.2 288 12.4 47 21.6
12 Years 403 42.8 346 41.8 47 52.8 1,134 43.5 987 42.6 115 52.8
12+ Years 414 44.0 382 46.1 23 25.8 1,128 43.3 1,043 45.0 56 25.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 891 88.7 771 87.4 91 98.9 2,423 88.4 2,122 87.4 220 98.2
Birthing Center 83 8.3 81 9.2 1 1.1 226 8.2 220 9.1 2 0.9
Home Birth 28 2.8 28 3.2 0 0.0 82 3.0 75 3.1 2 0.9
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 2 0.2 2 0.2 0 0.0 11 0.4 10 0.4 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 747 75.0 651 74.4 73 79.3 2,050 75.7 1,799 74.9 188 84.3
Vaginal after C-Section 22 2.2 17 1.9 3 3.3 52 1.9 43 1.8 6 2.7
Primary C-Section 144 14.5 131 15.0 11 12.0 390 14.4 356 14.8 22 9.9
Repeat C-Section 83 8.3 76 8.7 5 5.4 217 8.0 203 8.5 7 3.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 794 81.4 711 82.8 66 71.7 2,101 78.8 1,872 79.3 165 74.3
3rd Trimester 41 4.2 32 3.7 5 5.4 144 5.4 125 5.3 11 5.0
No Prenatal Care 3 0.3 2 0.2 0 0.0 11 0.4 10 0.4 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 317 34.1 303 37.1 10 11.2 828 32.4 765 33.9 40 18.5
Adequate 378 40.6 341 41.8 29 32.6 1,066 41.8 963 42.6 74 34.3
Intermediate 111 11.9 79 9.7 26 29.2 275 10.8 215 9.5 50 23.1
Inadequate 124 13.3 93 11.4 24 27.0 383 15.0 316 14.0 52 24.1
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 107 10.7 96 10.9 9 9.8 271 9.9 241 10.0 20 9.0
Low Birthweight Birth 68 6.8 61 6.9 5 5.4 155 5.7 141 5.8 11 4.9
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
The Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Last updated: 10/27/11

 


Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

2003
  2003 2001-2003
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 905 100.0 797 100.0 72 100.0 2,557 100.0 2,269 100.0 201 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 4 0.4 3 0.4 1 1.4 7 0.3 6 0.3 1 0.5
15-19 100 11.1 87 10.9 9 12.5 261 10.2 220 9.7 30 14.9
20-24 225 24.9 193 24.2 25 34.7 688 26.9 605 26.7 62 30.8
25-29 264 29.2 242 30.4 17 23.6 705 27.6 641 28.3 52 25.9
30-34 180 19.9 154 19.3 14 19.4 516 20.2 452 19.9 36 17.9
35-39 96 10.6 85 10.7 6 8.3 291 11.4 260 11.5 20 10.0
40-44 34 3.8 32 4.0 0 0.0 83 3.2 80 3.5 0 0.0
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 3 0.1 3 0.1 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 14 1.6 11 1.4 2 2.8 42 1.7 35 1.6 5 2.5
Reported Smoking 138 15.4 117 14.8 19 26.4 471 18.6 413 18.3 52 26.1
Unwed 264 29.2 225 28.2 31 43.1 740 29.0 631 27.8 88 43.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 136 15.7 115 15.0 18 25.7 313 12.7 262 11.9 43 22.1
12 Years 353 40.8 303 39.5 39 55.7 1,103 44.8 968 44.1 103 52.8
12+ Years 376 43.5 350 45.6 13 18.6 1,044 42.4 966 44.0 49 25.1
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 799 88.3 699 87.7 70 97.2 2,261 88.4 1,993 87.8 195 97.0
Birthing Center 68 7.5 67 8.4 0 0.0 213 8.3 205 9.0 2 1.0
Home Birth 33 3.6 27 3.4 2 2.8 69 2.7 60 2.6 3 1.5
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 5 0.6 4 0.5 0 0.0 14 0.5 11 0.5 1 0.5
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 680 75.9 598 75.6 61 84.7 1,906 75.8 1,677 75.1 169 84.5
Vaginal after C-Section 10 1.1 8 1.0 2 2.8 50 2.0 44 2.0 4 2.0
Primary C-Section 133 14.8 118 14.9 7 9.7 349 13.9 316 14.2 20 10.0
Repeat C-Section 73 8.1 67 8.5 2 2.8 210 8.3 196 8.8 7 3.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 677 77.3 595 77.1 57 79.2 1,933 77.5 1,717 77.6 152 76.8
3rd Trimester 58 6.6 53 6.9 3 4.2 133 5.3 117 5.3 9 4.5
No Prenatal Care 3 0.4 3 0.4 0 0.0 8 0.3 8 0.4 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 267 31.9 241 32.8 16 22.5 772 32.2 691 32.5 57 29.2
Adequate 352 42.1 311 42.3 27 38.0 1,023 42.6 921 43.3 70 35.9
Intermediate 83 9.9 68 9.3 14 19.7 246 10.3 209 9.8 29 14.9
Inadequate 135 16.1 115 15.6 14 19.7 359 15.0 307 14.4 39 20.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 86 9.5 76 9.6 6 8.3 252 9.9 215 9.5 26 13.1
Low Birthweight Birth 44 4.9 40 5.0 4 5.6 139 5.5 120 5.3 17 8.5
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

2002
  2002 2000-2002
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 833 100.0 748 100.0 60 100.0 2,514 100.0 2,245 100.0 187 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 3 0.4 3 0.4 0 0.0 4 0.2 4 0.2 0 0.0
15-19 82 9.9 72 9.7 8 13.3 250 10.0 212 9.5 30 16.0
20-24 228 27.4 202 27.1 17 28.3 686 27.3 613 27.3 55 29.4
25-29 231 27.8 210 28.2 17 28.3 692 27.5 622 27.7 50 26.7
30-34 173 20.8 154 20.6 13 21.7 511 20.3 458 20.4 34 18.2
35-39 89 10.7 81 10.9 5 8.3 289 11.5 260 11.6 17 9.1
40-44 24 2.9 23 3.1 0 0.0 77 3.1 71 3.2 1 0.5
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 3 0.1 3 0.1 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 11 1.3 8 1.1 2 3.3 43 1.7 37 1.7 4 2.2
Reported Smoking 164 19.8 146 19.6 17 28.3 499 20.0 442 19.8 49 26.8
Unwed 232 27.9 201 26.9 23 38.3 731 29.1 626 27.9 84 44.9
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 85 10.6 73 10.1 10 16.9 280 11.6 236 10.8 35 19.2
12 Years 378 47.2 338 46.8 29 49.2 1,095 45.2 979 44.9 91 50.0
12+ Years 338 42.2 311 43.1 20 33.9 1,049 43.3 963 44.2 56 30.8
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 733 88.0 652 87.2 59 98.3 2,219 88.3 1,967 87.6 181 96.8
Birthing Center 75 9.0 72 9.6 1 1.7 235 9.3 224 10.0 3 1.6
Home Birth 21 2.5 20 2.7 0 0.0 49 1.9 45 2.0 2 1.1
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 4 0.5 4 0.5 0 0.0 11 0.4 9 0.4 1 0.5
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 623 76.3 550 74.8 54 91.5 1,875 76.3 1,660 75.7 155 83.8
Vaginal after C-Section 20 2.4 18 2.4 1 1.7 56 2.3 50 2.3 4 2.2
Primary C-Section 113 13.8 107 14.6 4 6.8 336 13.7 307 14.0 18 9.7
Repeat C-Section 61 7.5 60 8.2 0 0.0 189 7.7 175 8.0 8 4.3
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 630 77.5 566 77.5 42 72.4 1,934 78.6 1,742 79.1 133 73.5
3rd Trimester 45 5.5 40 5.5 3 5.2 100 4.1 83 3.8 9 5.0
No Prenatal Care 5 0.6 5 0.7 0 0.0 7 0.3 6 0.3 1 0.6
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 244 31.1 221 31.2 14 25.0 761 31.8 684 32.0 58 32.4
Adequate 336 42.8 311 43.9 18 32.1 1,073 44.8 977 45.7 65 36.3
Intermediate 81 10.3 68 9.6 10 17.9 237 9.9 204 9.5 21 11.7
Inadequate 124 15.8 108 15.3 14 25.0 322 13.5 275 12.9 35 19.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 78 9.4 69 9.3 5 8.5 248 9.9 211 9.4 28 15.3
Low Birthweight Birth 43 5.2 40 5.4 2 3.4 153 6.1 130 5.8 20 10.8
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

2001
  2001 1999-2001
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 819 100.0 724 100.0 69 100.0 2,373 100.0 2,121 100.0 179 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.1 1 0.0 1 0.6
15-19 79 9.6 61 8.4 13 18.8 240 10.1 199 9.4 33 18.4
20-24 235 28.7 210 29.0 20 29.0 650 27.4 592 27.9 46 25.7
25-29 210 25.6 189 26.1 18 26.1 659 27.8 589 27.8 51 28.5
30-34 163 19.9 144 19.9 9 13.0 479 20.2 432 20.4 29 16.2
35-39 106 12.9 94 13.0 9 13.0 269 11.3 241 11.4 16 8.9
40-44 25 3.1 25 3.5 0 0.0 70 2.9 63 3.0 3 1.7
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 4 0.2 4 0.2 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 17 2.1 16 2.2 1 1.5 46 2.0 41 1.9 4 2.3
Reported Smoking 169 20.8 150 20.8 16 23.9 472 20.1 413 19.6 49 28.0
Unwed 244 29.8 205 28.3 34 49.3 692 29.2 592 27.9 86 48.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 92 11.6 74 10.5 15 22.7 289 12.5 240 11.6 41 23.4
12 Years 372 46.9 327 46.3 35 53.0 1,034 44.8 929 44.8 86 49.1
12+ Years 330 41.6 305 43.2 16 24.2 986 42.7 905 43.6 48 27.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 729 89.0 642 88.7 66 95.7 2,081 87.7 1,846 87.0 174 97.2
Birthing Center 70 8.5 66 9.1 1 1.4 233 9.8 221 10.4 2 1.1
Home Birth 15 1.8 13 1.8 1 1.4 48 2.0 45 2.1 2 1.1
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 5 0.6 3 0.4 1 1.4 10 0.4 8 0.4 1 0.6
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 603 75.2 529 74.8 54 78.3 1,775 76.6 1,579 76.4 144 80.9
Vaginal after C-Section 20 2.5 18 2.5 1 1.4 47 2.0 40 1.9 5 2.8
Primary C-Section 103 12.8 91 12.9 9 13.0 307 13.2 278 13.4 19 10.7
Repeat C-Section 76 9.5 69 9.8 5 7.2 188 8.1 171 8.3 10 5.6
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 626 77.8 556 78.1 53 77.9 1,781 76.3 1,607 76.9 125 72.3
3rd Trimester 30 3.7 24 3.4 3 4.4 111 4.8 95 4.5 9 5.2
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.1 1 0.0 2 1.2
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 261 33.5 229 33.4 27 39.7 728 31.8 659 32.2 56 32.4
Adequate 335 43.1 299 43.6 25 36.8 1,031 45.1 935 45.7 64 37.0
Intermediate 82 10.5 73 10.7 5 7.4 214 9.4 181 8.8 21 12.1
Inadequate 100 12.9 84 12.3 11 16.2 315 13.8 271 13.2 32 18.5
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 88 10.8 70 9.7 15 22.1 232 9.8 197 9.3 29 16.5
Low Birthweight Birth 52 6.4 40 5.5 11 16.2 143 6.0 119 5.6 22 12.4
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

2000
  2000 1998-2000
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 862 100.0 773 100.0 58 100.0 2,261 100.0 2,051 100.0 148 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 3 0.1 2 0.1 1 0.7
15-19 89 10.3 79 10.2 9 15.5 236 10.4 202 9.8 28 18.9
20-24 223 25.9 201 26.0 18 31.0 597 26.4 552 26.9 37 25.0
25-29 251 29.1 223 28.8 15 25.9 656 29.0 596 29.1 41 27.7
30-34 175 20.3 160 20.7 12 20.7 430 19.0 392 19.1 27 18.2
35-39 94 10.9 85 11.0 3 5.2 264 11.7 239 11.7 11 7.4
40-44 28 3.2 23 3.0 1 1.7 71 3.1 64 3.1 3 2.0
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 4 0.2 4 0.2 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 15 1.8 13 1.7 1 1.8 44 2.0 39 1.9 4 2.7
Reported Smoking 166 19.5 146 19.1 16 28.6 470 20.9 420 20.6 43 29.5
Unwed 255 29.6 220 28.5 27 46.6 643 28.4 558 27.2 72 48.6
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 103 12.4 89 11.9 10 17.5 282 12.7 238 11.8 34 23.3
12 Years 345 41.6 314 41.9 27 47.4 964 43.5 876 43.4 72 49.3
12+ Years 381 46.0 347 46.3 20 35.1 971 43.8 905 44.8 40 27.4
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 757 87.8 673 87.1 56 96.6 1,968 87.0 1,768 86.2 145 98.0
Birthing Center 90 10.4 86 11.1 1 1.7 229 10.1 220 10.7 2 1.4
Home Birth 13 1.5 12 1.6 1 1.7 56 2.5 55 2.7 1 0.7
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 2 0.2 2 0.3 0 0.0 7 0.3 7 0.3 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 649 77.5 581 77.5 47 82.5 1,737 78.3 1,572 78.2 122 83.0
Vaginal after C-Section 16 1.9 14 1.9 2 3.5 48 2.2 40 2.0 7 4.8
Primary C-Section 120 14.3 109 14.5 5 8.8 267 12.0 245 12.2 12 8.2
Repeat C-Section 52 6.2 46 6.1 3 5.3 165 7.4 153 7.6 6 4.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 678 80.4 620 81.6 38 69.1 1,696 76.2 1,548 76.4 104 72.7
3rd Trimester 25 3.0 19 2.5 3 5.5 124 5.6 113 5.6 6 4.2
No Prenatal Care 2 0.2 1 0.1 1 1.8 6 0.3 4 0.2 2 1.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 256 30.8 234 31.3 17 30.9 670 30.3 621 30.9 34 24.1
Adequate 402 48.4 367 49.1 22 40.0 1,008 45.7 927 46.1 56 39.7
Intermediate 74 8.9 63 8.4 6 10.9 205 9.3 170 8.5 26 18.4
Inadequate 98 11.8 83 11.1 10 18.2 325 14.7 291 14.5 25 17.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 82 9.6 72 9.3 8 14.3 205 9.1 182 8.9 18 12.3
Low Birthweight Birth 58 6.7 50 6.5 7 12.1 131 5.8 116 5.7 12 8.1
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

1999
  1999 1997-1999
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 692 100.0 624 100.0 52 100.0 2,095 100.0 1,910 100.0 137 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 1.9 3 0.1 2 0.1 1 0.7
15-19 72 10.4 59 9.5 11 21.2 243 11.6 212 11.1 25 18.2
20-24 192 27.7 181 29.0 8 15.4 547 26.1 504 26.4 33 24.1
25-29 198 28.6 177 28.4 18 34.6 597 28.5 553 29.0 35 25.5
30-34 141 20.4 128 20.5 8 15.4 391 18.7 353 18.5 28 20.4
35-39 69 10.0 62 9.9 4 7.7 250 11.9 224 11.7 13 9.5
40-44 17 2.5 15 2.4 2 3.8 58 2.8 56 2.9 2 1.5
45+ 2 0.3 2 0.3 0 0.0 5 0.2 5 0.3 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 14 2.0 12 1.9 2 3.8 46 2.2 40 2.1 6 4.4
Reported Smoking 137 19.8 117 18.8 17 32.7 465 22.3 416 21.8 42 30.7
Unwed 193 27.9 167 26.8 25 48.1 585 27.9 515 27.0 59 43.1
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 94 13.7 77 12.5 16 30.8 259 12.5 220 11.6 31 23.0
12 Years 317 46.2 288 46.6 24 46.2 925 44.5 836 44.0 73 54.1
12+ Years 275 40.1 253 40.9 12 23.1 894 43.0 842 44.4 31 23.0
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 595 86.0 531 85.1 52 100.0 1,816 86.7 1,643 86.0 133 97.1
Birthing Center 73 10.5 69 11.1 0 0.0 200 9.5 191 10.0 2 1.5
Home Birth 20 2.9 20 3.2 0 0.0 63 3.0 62 3.2 1 0.7
Other Facility 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 3 0.4 3 0.5 0 0.0 15 0.7 13 0.7 1 0.7
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 523 77.1 469 76.8 43 82.7 1,613 77.7 1,461 77.3 116 84.7
Vaginal after C-Section 11 1.6 8 1.3 2 3.8 48 2.3 40 2.1 7 5.1
Primary C-Section 84 12.4 78 12.8 5 9.6 232 11.2 216 11.4 9 6.6
Repeat C-Section 60 8.8 56 9.2 2 3.8 182 8.8 174 9.2 5 3.6
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 477 69.6 431 69.6 34 68.0 1,504 72.6 1,371 72.4 99 73.3
3rd Trimester 56 8.2 52 8.4 3 6.0 132 6.4 121 6.4 8 5.9
No Prenatal Care 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 2.0 6 0.3 5 0.3 1 0.8
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 211 31.0 196 31.9 12 24.0 618 29.9 579 30.6 25 18.8
Adequate 294 43.2 269 43.8 17 34.0 892 43.1 820 43.4 53 39.8
Intermediate 58 8.5 45 7.3 10 20.0 196 9.5 164 8.7 28 21.1
Inadequate 117 17.2 104 16.9 11 22.0 363 17.5 328 17.3 27 20.3
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 62 9.0 55 8.8 6 11.5 185 8.9 167 8.8 15 10.9
Low Birthweight Birth 33 4.8 29 4.7 4 7.7 124 5.9 115 6.0 7 5.1
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

1998
  1998 1996-1998
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 707 100.0 654 100.0 38 100.0 2,121 100.0 1,939 100.0 139 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 2 0.1 2 0.1 0 0.0
15-19 75 10.6 64 9.8 8 21.1 268 12.6 247 12.7 15 10.8
20-24 182 25.7 170 26.0 11 28.9 520 24.5 470 24.3 39 28.1
25-29 207 29.3 196 30.0 8 21.1 586 27.6 538 27.8 39 28.1
30-34 114 16.1 104 15.9 7 18.4 401 18.9 366 18.9 30 21.6
35-39 101 14.3 92 14.1 4 10.5 273 12.9 246 12.7 15 10.8
40-44 26 3.7 26 4.0 0 0.0 66 3.1 65 3.4 1 0.7
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 4 0.2 4 0.2 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 15 2.1 14 2.1 1 2.6 52 2.5 45 2.3 7 5.0
Reported Smoking 167 23.7 157 24.1 10 26.3 481 22.7 431 22.3 41 29.5
Unwed 195 27.6 171 26.1 20 52.6 598 28.2 523 27.0 58 41.7
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 85 12.1 72 11.1 8 21.6 250 11.9 214 11.1 28 20.4
12 Years 302 43.0 274 42.1 21 56.8 915 43.4 818 42.4 78 56.9
12+ Years 315 44.9 305 46.9 8 21.6 943 44.7 899 46.6 31 22.6
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 616 87.1 564 86.2 37 97.4 1,851 87.3 1,681 86.7 132 95.0
Birthing Center 66 9.3 65 9.9 1 2.6 192 9.1 185 9.5 3 2.2
Home Birth 23 3.3 23 3.5 0 0.0 63 3.0 60 3.1 3 2.2
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 2 0.3 2 0.3 0 0.0 15 0.7 13 0.7 1 0.7
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 565 80.5 522 80.4 32 84.2 1,633 77.2 1,480 76.6 119 85.6
Vaginal after C-Section 21 3.0 18 2.8 3 7.9 55 2.6 49 2.5 6 4.3
Primary C-Section 63 9.0 58 8.9 2 5.3 242 11.4 227 11.7 9 6.5
Repeat C-Section 53 7.5 51 7.9 1 2.6 184 8.7 176 9.1 5 3.6
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 541 77.4 497 76.8 32 84.2 1,585 75.4 1,454 75.5 101 73.2
3rd Trimester 43 6.2 42 6.5 0 0.0 97 4.6 86 4.5 8 5.8
No Prenatal Care 3 0.4 3 0.5 0 0.0 6 0.3 6 0.3 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 203 29.1 191 29.5 5 13.9 605 28.8 568 29.5 25 18.4
Adequate 312 44.7 291 44.9 17 47.2 946 45.0 870 45.2 59 43.4
Intermediate 73 10.5 62 9.6 10 27.8 213 10.1 186 9.7 24 17.6
Inadequate 110 15.8 104 16.0 4 11.1 338 16.1 302 15.7 28 20.6
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 61 8.7 55 8.4 4 10.5 188 8.9 168 8.7 17 12.2
Low Birthweight Birth 40 5.7 37 5.7 1 2.6 126 6.0 117 6.1 6 4.3
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

1997
  1997 1995-1997
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 696 100.0 632 100.0 47 100.0 2,176 100.0 1,956 100.0 177 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0
15-19 96 13.8 89 14.1 6 12.8 290 13.3 262 13.4 22 12.5
20-24 173 24.9 153 24.2 14 29.8 540 24.8 476 24.3 51 29.0
25-29 192 27.6 180 28.5 9 19.1 566 26.0 507 25.9 50 28.4
30-34 136 19.6 121 19.2 13 27.7 441 20.3 408 20.9 28 15.9
35-39 80 11.5 70 11.1 5 10.6 266 12.2 233 11.9 23 13.1
40-44 15 2.2 15 2.4 0 0.0 67 3.1 65 3.3 2 1.1
45+ 2 0.3 2 0.3 0 0.0 3 0.1 3 0.2 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 17 2.5 14 2.2 3 6.4 54 2.5 44 2.3 9 5.1
Reported Smoking 161 23.2 142 22.5 15 31.9 484 22.3 413 21.2 61 34.5
Unwed 197 28.3 177 28.0 14 29.8 639 29.4 547 28.0 74 41.8
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 80 11.6 71 11.3 7 15.2 250 11.6 209 10.7 33 19.0
12 Years 306 44.3 274 43.6 28 60.9 944 43.7 830 42.6 98 56.3
12+ Years 304 44.1 284 45.2 11 23.9 968 44.8 908 46.6 43 24.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 605 86.9 548 86.7 44 93.6 1,925 88.5 1,720 87.9 169 95.5
Birthing Center 61 8.8 57 9.0 1 2.1 165 7.6 158 8.1 2 1.1
Home Birth 20 2.9 19 3.0 1 2.1 71 3.3 65 3.3 5 2.8
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 10 1.4 8 1.3 1 2.1 15 0.7 13 0.7 1 0.6
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 525 75.5 470 74.5 41 87.2 1,667 76.7 1,479 75.7 153 86.4
Vaginal after C-Section 16 2.3 14 2.2 2 4.3 56 2.6 52 2.7 4 2.3
Primary C-Section 85 12.2 80 12.7 2 4.3 265 12.2 249 12.7 12 6.8
Repeat C-Section 69 9.9 67 10.6 2 4.3 186 8.6 174 8.9 8 4.5
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 486 70.5 443 70.7 33 70.2 1,655 76.5 1,502 77.1 128 72.7
3rd Trimester 33 4.8 27 4.3 5 10.6 82 3.8 66 3.4 13 7.4
No Prenatal Care 2 0.3 2 0.3 0 0.0 3 0.1 3 0.2 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 204 29.5 192 30.5 8 17.0 609 28.2 560 28.9 44 25.1
Adequate 286 41.4 260 41.3 19 40.4 985 45.7 900 46.4 70 40.0
Intermediate 65 9.4 57 9.1 8 17.0 231 10.7 201 10.4 23 13.1
Inadequate 136 19.7 120 19.1 12 25.5 332 15.4 280 14.4 38 21.7
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 62 9.0 57 9.0 5 10.6 196 9.0 169 8.6 25 14.1
Low Birthweight Birth 51 7.4 49 7.8 2 4.3 128 5.9 114 5.8 11 6.2
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

1996
  1996 1994-1996
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 718 100.0 653 100.0 54 100.0 2,172 100.0 1,948 100.0 186 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.5
15-19 97 13.5 94 14.4 1 1.9 270 12.4 241 12.4 24 13.0
20-24 165 23.0 147 22.5 14 25.9 539 24.8 473 24.3 54 29.2
25-29 187 26.0 162 24.8 22 40.7 539 24.8 475 24.4 55 29.7
30-34 151 21.0 141 21.6 10 18.5 485 22.3 454 23.3 25 13.5
35-39 92 12.8 84 12.9 6 11.1 265 12.2 237 12.2 22 11.9
40-44 25 3.5 24 3.7 1 1.9 69 3.2 66 3.4 3 1.6
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 3 0.1 2 0.1 1 0.5
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 20 2.8 17 2.6 3 5.6 68 3.1 56 2.9 11 5.9
Reported Smoking 153 21.3 132 20.2 16 29.6 509 23.5 430 22.1 70 37.6
Unwed 206 28.7 175 26.8 24 44.4 632 29.1 530 27.2 85 45.7
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 85 11.9 71 10.9 13 24.1 267 12.3 223 11.5 38 20.8
12 Years 307 42.9 270 41.5 29 53.7 944 43.7 832 42.9 95 51.9
12+ Years 324 45.3 310 47.6 12 22.2 951 44.0 886 45.6 50 27.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 630 87.7 569 87.1 51 94.4 1,957 90.1 1,743 89.5 180 96.8
Birthing Center 65 9.1 63 9.6 1 1.9 104 4.8 101 5.2 1 0.5
Home Birth 20 2.8 18 2.8 2 3.7 79 3.6 72 3.7 5 2.7
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 26 1.2 26 1.3 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 3 0.4 3 0.5 0 0.0 6 0.3 6 0.3 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 543 75.7 488 74.8 46 85.2 1,682 77.7 1,492 76.8 159 85.5
Vaginal after C-Section 18 2.5 17 2.6 1 1.9 65 3.0 60 3.1 5 2.7
Primary C-Section 94 13.1 89 13.7 5 9.3 261 12.0 246 12.7 13 7.0
Repeat C-Section 62 8.6 58 8.9 2 3.7 158 7.3 144 7.4 9 4.8
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 558 78.0 514 79.0 36 67.9 1,742 80.4 1,578 81.2 139 75.1
3rd Trimester 21 2.9 17 2.6 3 5.7 64 3.0 54 2.8 8 4.3
No Prenatal Care 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 198 27.8 185 28.5 12 22.6 602 27.9 546 28.2 52 28.4
Adequate 348 48.8 319 49.2 23 43.4 1,030 47.8 941 48.7 73 39.9
Intermediate 75 10.5 67 10.3 6 11.3 246 11.4 214 11.1 25 13.7
Inadequate 92 12.9 78 12.0 12 22.6 277 12.9 233 12.0 33 18.0
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 65 9.1 56 8.6 8 14.8 188 8.7 157 8.1 28 15.1
Low Birthweight Birth 35 4.9 31 4.8 3 5.6 119 5.5 98 5.0 16 8.6
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

1995
  1995 1993-1995
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 762 100.0 671 100.0 76 100.0 2,136 100.0 1,901 100.0 197 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.5
15-19 97 12.7 79 11.8 15 20.0 259 12.1 223 11.7 32 16.3
20-24 202 26.5 176 26.2 23 30.7 553 25.9 483 25.4 57 29.1
25-29 187 24.6 165 24.6 19 25.3 521 24.4 461 24.3 51 26.0
30-34 154 20.2 146 21.8 5 6.7 484 22.7 445 23.4 31 15.8
35-39 94 12.4 79 11.8 12 16.0 258 12.1 233 12.3 21 10.7
40-44 27 3.5 26 3.9 1 1.3 56 2.6 54 2.8 2 1.0
45+ 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 0.1 2 0.1 1 0.5
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 17 2.2 13 1.9 3 3.9 84 3.9 68 3.6 15 7.6
Reported Smoking 170 22.4 139 20.8 30 39.5 522 24.5 439 23.1 78 39.6
Unwed 236 31.0 195 29.1 36 47.4 643 30.1 536 28.2 94 47.7
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 85 11.2 67 10.0 13 17.6 287 13.5 239 12.6 39 20.3
12 Years 331 43.8 286 42.9 41 55.4 901 42.4 793 41.8 96 50.0
12+ Years 340 45.0 314 47.1 20 27.0 937 44.1 863 45.5 57 29.7
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 690 90.6 603 89.9 74 97.4 1,959 91.7 1,730 91.0 194 98.5
Birthing Center 39 5.1 38 5.7 0 0.0 42 2.0 41 2.2 0 0.0
Home Birth 31 4.1 28 4.2 2 2.6 86 4.0 81 4.3 3 1.5
Other Facility 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 42 2.0 42 2.2 0 0.0
Outside Alaska 2 0.3 2 0.3 0 0.0 7 0.3 7 0.4 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 599 78.6 521 77.6 66 86.8 1,658 77.8 1,460 77.0 168 85.3
Vaginal after C-Section 22 2.9 21 3.1 1 1.3 58 2.7 52 2.7 5 2.5
Primary C-Section 86 11.3 80 11.9 5 6.6 263 12.3 246 13.0 14 7.1
Repeat C-Section 55 7.2 49 7.3 4 5.3 152 7.1 138 7.3 10 5.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 611 80.4 545 81.5 59 77.6 1,763 82.7 1,586 83.6 151 76.6
3rd Trimester 28 3.7 22 3.3 5 6.6 57 2.7 48 2.5 7 3.6
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 0.2 2 0.1 2 1.0
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 207 27.5 183 27.6 24 32.0 611 28.8 541 28.7 62 31.8
Adequate 351 46.6 321 48.4 28 37.3 985 46.4 902 47.8 69 35.4
Intermediate 91 12.1 77 11.6 9 12.0 272 12.8 237 12.6 29 14.9
Inadequate 104 13.8 82 12.4 14 18.7 253 11.9 208 11.0 35 17.9
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 69 9.1 56 8.3 12 15.8 187 8.8 154 8.1 31 15.7
Low Birthweight Birth 42 5.5 34 5.1 6 7.9 125 5.9 100 5.3 21 10.7
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

1994
  1994 1992-1994
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 692 100.0 624 100.0 56 100.0 2,096 100.0 1,883 100.0 178 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 1.8 1 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.6
15-19 76 11.0 68 10.9 8 14.3 227 10.8 204 10.8 22 12.4
20-24 172 24.9 150 24.0 17 30.4 509 24.3 453 24.1 45 25.3
25-29 165 23.8 148 23.7 14 25.0 532 25.4 467 24.8 56 31.5
30-34 180 26.0 167 26.8 10 17.9 525 25.0 479 25.4 36 20.2
35-39 79 11.4 74 11.9 4 7.1 259 12.4 241 12.8 15 8.4
40-44 17 2.5 16 2.6 1 1.8 39 1.9 36 1.9 2 1.1
45+ 2 0.3 1 0.2 1 1.8 4 0.2 3 0.2 1 0.6
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 31 4.5 26 4.2 5 8.9 87 4.2 72 3.8 15 8.4
Reported Smoking 186 26.9 159 25.5 24 42.9 543 25.9 461 24.5 77 43.3
Unwed 190 27.5 160 25.6 25 44.6 576 27.5 488 25.9 79 44.4
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 97 14.1 85 13.6 12 21.8 296 14.2 248 13.2 43 24.6
12 Years 306 44.3 276 44.3 25 45.5 871 41.7 779 41.5 79 45.1
12+ Years 287 41.6 262 42.1 18 32.7 921 44.1 851 45.3 53 30.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 637 92.1 571 91.5 55 98.2 1,935 92.3 1,727 91.7 174 97.8
Birthing Center 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 15 0.7 15 0.8 0 0.0
Home Birth 28 4.0 26 4.2 1 1.8 92 4.4 88 4.7 3 1.7
Other Facility 26 3.8 26 4.2 0 0.0 47 2.2 46 2.4 1 0.6
Outside Alaska 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 7 0.3 7 0.4 0 0.0
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 540 78.6 483 78.0 47 83.9 1,635 78.5 1,465 78.3 146 83.0
Vaginal after C-Section 25 3.6 22 3.6 3 5.4 55 2.6 47 2.5 6 3.4
Primary C-Section 81 11.8 77 12.4 3 5.4 241 11.6 220 11.8 15 8.5
Repeat C-Section 41 6.0 37 6.0 3 5.4 152 7.3 140 7.5 9 5.1
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 573 82.8 519 83.2 44 78.6 1,746 83.4 1,585 84.3 132 74.6
3rd Trimester 15 2.2 15 2.4 0 0.0 43 2.1 37 2.0 5 2.8
No Prenatal Care 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 8 0.4 5 0.3 3 1.7
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 197 28.6 178 28.6 16 29.1 604 29.0 538 28.7 53 30.1
Adequate 331 48.0 301 48.4 22 40.0 944 45.3 866 46.2 62 35.2
Intermediate 80 11.6 70 11.3 10 18.2 301 14.4 269 14.4 28 15.9
Inadequate 81 11.8 73 11.7 7 12.7 236 11.3 201 10.7 33 18.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 54 7.8 45 7.2 8 14.3 181 8.6 153 8.1 24 13.5
Low Birthweight Birth 42 6.1 33 5.3 7 12.5 110 5.3 90 4.8 16 9.0
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

1993
  1993 1991-1993
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 682 100.0 606 100.0 65 100.0 2,141 100.0 1,931 100.0 176 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0
15-19 86 12.6 76 12.5 9 13.8 244 11.4 220 11.4 20 11.4
20-24 179 26.2 157 25.9 17 26.2 496 23.2 441 22.8 45 25.6
25-29 169 24.8 148 24.4 18 27.7 566 26.4 506 26.2 53 30.1
30-34 150 22.0 132 21.8 16 24.6 516 24.1 468 24.2 38 21.6
35-39 85 12.5 80 13.2 5 7.7 269 12.6 249 12.9 18 10.2
40-44 12 1.8 12 2.0 0 0.0 46 2.1 43 2.2 2 1.1
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 2 0.1 2 0.1 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 36 5.3 29 4.8 7 10.8 92 4.3 77 4.0 15 8.5
Reported Smoking 166 24.3 141 23.3 24 36.9 529 24.7 452 23.4 74 42.0
Unwed 217 31.9 181 29.9 33 50.8 576 26.9 487 25.2 81 46.0
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 105 15.5 87 14.4 14 22.2 316 14.8 259 13.5 49 28.3
12 Years 264 38.9 231 38.2 30 47.6 879 41.3 792 41.2 75 43.4
12+ Years 310 45.7 287 47.4 19 30.2 935 43.9 872 45.3 49 28.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 632 92.7 556 91.7 65 100.0 1,969 92.0 1,764 91.4 172 97.7
Birthing Center 3 0.4 3 0.5 0 0.0 23 1.1 23 1.2 0 0.0
Home Birth 27 4.0 27 4.5 0 0.0 115 5.4 112 5.8 2 1.1
Other Facility 16 2.3 16 2.6 0 0.0 22 1.0 21 1.1 1 0.6
Outside Alaska 4 0.6 4 0.7 0 0.0 12 0.6 11 0.6 1 0.6
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 519 76.1 456 75.2 55 84.6 1,649 78.5 1,483 78.3 144 82.8
Vaginal after C-Section 11 1.6 9 1.5 1 1.5 53 2.5 46 2.4 5 2.9
Primary C-Section 96 14.1 89 14.7 6 9.2 245 11.7 222 11.7 15 8.6
Repeat C-Section 56 8.2 52 8.6 3 4.6 154 7.3 142 7.5 10 5.7
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 579 85.1 522 86.4 48 73.8 1,770 82.9 1,618 84.1 127 72.6
3rd Trimester 14 2.1 11 1.8 2 3.1 41 1.9 34 1.8 6 3.4
No Prenatal Care 4 0.6 2 0.3 2 3.1 11 0.5 8 0.4 3 1.7
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 207 30.5 180 29.9 22 33.8 592 28.0 532 27.9 49 28.3
Adequate 303 44.6 280 46.4 19 29.2 958 45.4 884 46.4 60 34.7
Intermediate 101 14.9 90 14.9 10 15.4 335 15.9 301 15.8 27 15.6
Inadequate 68 10.0 53 8.8 14 21.5 227 10.7 188 9.9 37 21.4
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 64 9.4 53 8.7 11 16.9 176 8.2 152 7.9 21 11.9
Low Birthweight Birth 41 6.0 33 5.4 8 12.3 95 4.4 82 4.2 11 6.3
1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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Birth Profile for Matanuska-Susitna1

1992
  1992 1990-1992
ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE ALL RACES WHITE ALASKA NATIVE
Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2 Births Percent2
Total Births 722 100.0 653 100.0 57 100.0 2,145 100.0 1,957 100.0 153 100.0
Mother's Characteristics                        
Age Group                        
<15 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0
15-19 65 9.0 60 9.2 5 8.8 225 10.5 205 10.5 15 9.9
20-24 158 21.9 146 22.4 11 19.3 478 22.3 432 22.1 38 25.0
25-29 198 27.4 171 26.2 24 42.1 581 27.1 529 27.1 46 30.3
30-34 195 27.0 180 27.6 10 17.5 545 25.4 504 25.8 30 19.7
35-39 95 13.2 87 13.3 6 10.5 264 12.3 240 12.3 20 13.2
40-44 10 1.4 8 1.2 1 1.8 47 2.2 43 2.2 3 2.0
45+ 1 0.1 1 0.2 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0
Risk Factors                        
Reported Drinking 20 2.8 17 2.6 3 5.3 72 3.4 60 3.1 12 7.8
Reported Smoking 191 26.5 161 24.7 29 50.9 503 23.5 431 22.0 68 44.4
Unwed 169 23.4 147 22.5 21 36.8 513 23.9 439 22.4 65 42.5
Educational Attainment                        
<12 Years 94 13.1 76 11.7 17 29.8 323 15.1 273 14.0 44 28.9
12 Years 301 41.9 272 41.8 24 42.1 895 41.9 814 41.7 65 42.8
12+ Years 324 45.1 302 46.5 16 28.1 919 43.0 863 44.3 43 28.3
Medical Services                        
Place of Delivery                        
Hospital 666 92.2 600 91.9 54 94.7 1,983 92.4 1,800 92.0 149 97.4
Birthing Center 12 1.7 12 1.8 0 0.0 24 1.1 24 1.2 0 0.0
Home Birth 37 5.1 35 5.4 2 3.5 120 5.6 117 6.0 2 1.3
Other Facility 5 0.7 4 0.6 1 1.8 9 0.4 8 0.4 1 0.7
Outside Alaska 2 0.3 2 0.3 0 0.0 9 0.4 8 0.4 1 0.7
Method of Delivery                        
Vaginal 576 80.7 526 81.3 44 80.0 1,673 80.7 1,523 80.7 127 84.1
Vaginal after C-Section 19 2.7 16 2.5 2 3.6 56 2.7 50 2.6 4 2.6
Primary C-Section 64 9.0 54 8.3 6 10.9 217 10.5 198 10.5 11 7.3
Repeat C-Section 55 7.7 51 7.9 3 5.5 127 6.1 117 6.2 9 6.0
Prenatal Care                        
Trimester Care Began                        
1st Trimester 594 82.4 544 83.3 40 71.4 1,673 78.9 1,543 79.7 107 72.3
3rd Trimester 14 1.9 11 1.7 3 5.4 58 2.7 48 2.5 10 6.8
No Prenatal Care 4 0.6 3 0.5 1 1.8 14 0.7 12 0.6 2 1.4
Adequacy of Prenatal Care (APNCU Index)                        
Adequate+ 200 27.9 180 27.7 15 26.8 554 26.5 504 26.4 42 28.6
Adequate 310 43.2 285 43.9 21 37.5 915 43.8 849 44.5 52 35.4
Intermediate 120 16.7 109 16.8 8 14.3 345 16.5 317 16.6 21 14.3
Inadequate 87 12.1 75 11.6 12 21.4 275 13.2 237 12.4 32 21.8
Infant Health                        
Pre-Term Birth 63 8.8 55 8.4 5 8.8 152 7.1 137 7.0 12 7.8
Low Birthweight Birth 27 3.7 24 3.7 1 1.8 74 3.5 68 3.5 4 2.6

1 Borough or Census Area
2 Unknown responses are omitted when calculating percents.
** Data suppressed for confidentiality concerns if total births, by race, is less than five.
 
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